XmlTextReader::Encoding Property

 
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Gets the encoding of the document.

Namespace:   System.Xml
Assembly:  System.Xml (in System.Xml.dll)

public:
property Encoding^ Encoding {
	Encoding^ get();
}

Property Value

Type: System.Text::Encoding^

The encoding value. If no encoding attribute exists, and there is no byte-order mark, this defaults to UTF-8.

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Starting with the .NET Framework 2.0, we recommend that you create XmlReader instances by using the XmlReader::Create method to take advantage of new functionality.

Because XmlTextReader uses the System.Text::Encoding class, XmlTextReader also supports all encodings supported by that class. The exception to this is any encoding, such as UTF-7 or EBCDIC, that maps the <?xml sequence to different byte values than UTF-8.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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